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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

July 16, 2017



POLICE SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP IN SOLVING SHOOTING DEATH OF A MAN
Police are asking members of the public to come forth with any information they may have to assist in solving a shooting incident that has left a man dead on Saturday 15th July 2017.

According to reports, shortly before 9:00pm, a man had just pulled up in his vehicle to a home located on Johnson Terrace, and upon exiting his vehicle he was shot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene. Investigations are ongoing.

HANDGUN AND STOLEN VEHICLE SEIZED
Consistent with the Commissionerís Policing Priorities for 2017, a handgun and a stolen vehicle was recovered from a male suspect who eluded police on Saturday 15th July 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 11:30pm, officers assigned to the Selective Enforcement Team were on routine patrol, when they saw a suspicious male standing in an abandoned building located at St. Pauls and Pilgrim Streets.

The male on seeing the officers took a handgun from his waist and threw it to the ground before fleeing on foot. The officers gave chase but were unable to catch the male. The handgun was retrieved and found to be a Taurus Pistol with 5 rounds of ammunition.

The officers also recovered a cell phone and a 2008 Chrysler jeep taken during an armed robbery. Investigations are ongoing.

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